CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites is an average-sized hospital-based facility located in Willmar, Minnesota. This facility is ranked among the most elite nursing homes we found. This facility received one of the top grades we offer. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the nation. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's stellar report card is its short-term care rating. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
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CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites
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- Assisted Living
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Government - City
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Top Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Willmar, Minnesota Awards 2019
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an excellent short-term care score, with a grade of A. With our short-term care score, we strive to forge a meaningful measure for rehabilitation services. In this process, we analyze the facility's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we considered in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 6.1 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Nursing ratings are largely associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Another impressive feature of this facility is its inspection grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
In our last area, we awarded this nursing home an A for our long-term care grade. This rounded out an elite report card. Facilities that do well in long-term care typically provide residents with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. Once we concluded our assessment of the amount of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 97.75281 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia sadly can be a dangerous illness for nursing home residents so we like it when a facility doesn't leave this to chance. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 5.97% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic measures the percent of long-term stay residents who have suffered falls which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 2.29% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint can also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 11.98% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 12.42% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 10.92% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients exhibiting signs of depression. Increased rates of depression may be an indicator a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 98.34% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 6.12% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Some believe that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 9.21% of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 0.34 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 9.21% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 17.12% of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 76.66% of Resident
This is the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's typically correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
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